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Thad Cochran Back To His Old Tricks

Ryan S. Walters | @ryanswalters73

We’ve been waiting and watching, knowing it would happen soon enough. And this week it came to fruition. As the adage goes, you can’t teach an old dog new tricks; he just sticks to what he knows. 535 more words

Chris McDaniel

Obama trying to find a way to avoid having to repay the looted Social Security money…

…by:Dr. Allen Smith

When Obama said that he cannot guarantee that Social Security checks will go out if the debt ceiling doesn’t get raised, it’s time to take a closer look at why politicians are pushing to cut this vital program. 4,510 more words

Social Security

"Ted Cruz Cannot Be Serious": With Ill-Conceived Fantasies, Cruz Is Entirely Unsuited To Be President

The big news of the day is that Senator Ted Cruz is officially running for president. Not setting up an exploratory committee or any of that perfunctory foreplay, but actually running. 1,044 more words

Republicans

The NEW U.S. Debt-Ceiling Farce

Source: Bullion Bulls, by Jeff Nielson

I was really hoping that it would never again be necessary for me to discuss this utterly infantile political theater, and thus never necessary for me to read about it, myself. 320 more words

Financial/Societal Collapse And Dependence

TVO Market Barometer 3/17/15

It’s really starting to look like the bulls are itching to jump-start this rally, but volume tells us the big institutions are being cautious… Whatever they’re waiting for (The Fed, Grexit part VIII, Debt Ceiling infinity, etc.) is anyone’s guess, but the all mighty NASDAQ came in weak today volume-wise, even though the index did manage to break yesterday’s high and then some. 98 more words

Total Volume Oscillator

Meet the new debt ceiling: $18,113,000,000,000

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The suspense — or rather, the suspension — is over. The U.S. debt ceiling has been reset at $18.113 trillion, the Treasury Department said Tuesday. 310 more words

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The debt ceiling: hard debt vs. liabilities and what congress isn't telling us

Something you might here a lot about today is the debt ceiling.  While raising the debt ceiling used to be fairly uncontroversial, e.g. the debt ceiling was raised 17 times while Regan was in office.  769 more words

Politics